Announcements

Department of Education Press Office

Contact us at: press@schools.nyc.gov

  1. 9/6/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Announces Free School Lunch for All

    Starting tomorrow, lunch is free for every NYC public school student

  2. 8/30/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Unveils New State-Of-The-Art Building for PS 191 Riverside School for Makers and Artists

    New 692-seat building features art and music rooms, a library, a gymnasium, science labs, and two rooftop recreational spaces

  3. 8/16/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Announces 12 More Elementary Schools to Participate in SEPjr Computer Science Initiative

    Part of Computer Science for All initiative to provide computer science education for every elementary, middle, and high school by 2025. 23 total elementary schools will integrate computer science topics from Kindergarten through Fifth grade

  4. 8/10/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Announces 600 Students Participating In Internships in New CTE Industry Scholars Program

    CTE Industry Scholars Program helps students use classroom skills in real-life work settings. Nearly 200 employers participate in program to offer internships to CTE students

  5. 8/9/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Announces New District 75 Building on Staten Island

    Hungerford School moving to state-of-the-art, 300-seat building on Petrides Campus in 2021. New building will be fully-accessible to meet the needs of D75 Students; including elevators, wheelchair ramps and braille signage

  6. 8/7/2017

    For The First Time, Over Half a Million Parents Complete NYC School Survey

    Results show significant improvements in college access and awareness in first year of College Access for All

  7. 7/31/2017

    Chancellor Fariña, Lincoln Center Expand Middle School Arts Audition Boot Camp, Kick Off Summer Program

    Program provides intensive prep to Title 1 middle school students applying to arts high schools. 240 students benefiting from summer program, more than double since 2014

  8. 7/26/2017

    Chancellor Fariña Announces 175 More High Schools to Implement College Access for All

    Key Initiative in Mayor and Chancellor’s Equity and Excellence for All Agenda. 274 total high schools will participate in College Access for All in 2017-18